Systems Engineering - Software Degree Apprenticeship

PO Box 5, Filton, BS34 7QW
£14,500.00 annually
09 Dec 2020
15 Feb 2021
Role Type
Apprenticeship, Degree
Start Date
What will the apprentice be doing?

On any given day you could be involved in Design work, Future Concepts, Testing, Verification and Validation activities or supporting trials activity. The team work with technical specialists in multiple areas of the business, and we need to be comfortable with working with lots of people, but also lots of detail - often of a highly technical nature.

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

You will study for a BSc in Digital and Technology Solutions at Weston College.From day one of joining, you'll attend college 1 day per week of your working week and study will be face to face.

The majority of the four year scheme will be spent with the Command and Control Department with rotations lasting for 6 months at a time. You'll complete three of these rotations outside of the team, two of them will be in Software related departments and one in an area of your choice.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Through this four year programme you'll be building up knowledge and contributing to teams working on products at any stage of the product lifecycle - building up your knowledge to become a future team leader or technical specialist. We'll help you shape the career that you want.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Initiative


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4) Essential
A Level or equivalent dependent on role (Grade See MBDA website) Desired
BTEC or equivalent Dependent on role (Grade See MBDA Website) Desired

Things to consider

Please note that in order to apply for MBDA UK opportunities you will need to be eligible for SC (Secret Level) UK Security Clearance.

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